If you’re like most people with lots of sewing projects to finish, you want the best way to do things, but also the quickest and easiest way too. Tara Rex shares a few sewing tips on how she saves some time finishing edges on a quick pillow project. Tara shows how she finished the edges of a fabric first before she even cuts what she needs for the pillow back. This way, after you finish your pillow front you can simply cut the fabric in half, overlap the finished edges and stitch your pillow together. You can use the fabric at the finished width, or trim it down for use on something smaller.
Leah Rybak presents a fun and easy tip to help you stay organized. See how helpful this tip can be for remembering unique ideas for the future as well as remembering what gifts you have given to friends or family in the past. Find out how organized you can be with index cards.Watch Now >>
Krista Williams demonstrates how to install a center (or slot) zipper using a self-basing zipper. She shows you every step including preparing the opening, marking a 5/8th inch seam, ironing the fusible interfacing and more. Related Article: 6 Tricks for Sewing ZippersWatch Now >>
Aurora Sisneros demonstrates great tips for tackling your blind hems. Learn several techniques and tricks to assist you with difficult points in sewing your blind hem. Also, find out how to use a sewing machine rather than hand stitching your blind hem. Related Article: Top 5 Tips for Hemming PantsWatch Now >>
Christina Patzman talks about which types of lining are appropriate for various fabrics. She goes into detail about why the hang loose (polyester) and ambiance (bemberg rayon) are her favorites and discusses when you should use them. You will also learn about non-traditional lining fabrics such as pongee, china silk, and taffeta.Watch Now >>